1981 LOTUS ESPRIT S2 2.0 (1981)




1981 (X) Lotus Esprit S2
A fantastic opportunity to own a piece of British motoring heritage.
Finished in Bermuda Blue metallic with Cream Leather Interior.
This rare car, one of only 1061 units built and around 48 left registered in the UK is in excellent order throughout having had many thousands of pounds spent by its previous owner on a restoration project over a number of years. The car has been off the road and dry stored since 2014. Very low mileage, 48000 believed genuine.
Mechanically, we went through the car, servicing the engine, replacing the cambelt, manifold gaskets, cam cover gaskets, oil and filters etc. The engine and bay were then detailed and the cam covers were powder coated and polished resulting in a superbly presented engine bay.
The rear brake discs were replaced and the calipers were stripped and rebuilt and the front brakes were stripped & cleaned. The underside and suspension components of the car were then cleaned and the underside treated with fresh underseal.
The interior was removed and completely re-carpeted and the seats cleaned and refreshed.
The exterior was given a full 3 stage paint correction process and then polished & ceramic coated and the car sits on its fully refurbished Alloy wheels.
A file with a large number of receipts, MOT certificates etc accompany this stunning Esprit, an iconic British Sportscar  which comes fully prepared along with a recent MOT ready for its new owner to enjoy.

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  • Mileage: 48,000
  • Year: 1981
  • Doors: 2
  • Body type: Coupe
  • Transmission type: Manual
  • Fuel type: Petrol
  • Colour: Blue


  • Engine layout: Mid Engined
  • Aspiration: Normally Aspirated
  • Engine size (Litres): 2.0
  • Engine configuration: 4 cylinder
  • Cylinder layout: Inline
  • Cylinders: 4
  • Engine power (BHP): 160
  • Torque (lbs/ft): 100
  • Top speed (MPH): 138
  • Acceleration: 0 to 62 in 6.7 seconds
  • Driven wheels: Rear Wheel Drive

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MAD Automotives Ltd

Somerset, United Kingdom

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